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Alexander Woods sings The Star-Spangled Banner

7-year-old Alexander Woods, a Tom Jones Challenger League all-star who will be singing the national anthem before Thursday's all-star games at Eichelberger Field, is no stranger to the big stage. Here he is before a UI women's basketball game last season at State Farm Center.

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Camp Corral 2016

Military children, whose family  has been affected by  a wounded, disabled or fallen soldier, gather for a week of camaraderie and fun at Camp Corral at 4-H Memorial Camp in Monticello  on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. 

Stop Trump Protest in Champaign

A group of 16 people gathered at the Champaign County Republican Headquarters in Champaign on Thursday to voice their concerns about the presidential candidate.

Meet Chewy, Doug Beckman's new K9 partner

UI police officer, Doug Beckman,  runs his new K9 partner, Chewy, though a narcotics search throughout several dorm rooms as part of a drill at Scott Hall in Champaign. 

Robert Jones: New UI Chancellor

Robert Jones, the new UI Chancellor, fields questions from The News-Gazette Editorial Board in Champaign on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. 

Those Who Served: Carl Casella

Carl Casella, who served the US Navy in WWII as an airplane mechanic on the USS Saratoga, talks about being hit by kamikazes. At his home in Champaign on Friday, July 8, 2016.

Richey on Roundball, July 20, 2016

Our Scott Richey profiled Illini newcomer Kipper Nichols in Sunday's N-G (read it here). Today, our beat writer weighs in on how the affable transfer will fit in this season.

Video: Where Am I? July 18, 2016

Here's a drive in the area in a 1986 Corvette. Your job? Figure out where the video was shot. Email your guess, and the town you live in, to

Cubbie Conversation: July 18, 2016

'Reinforcements are on the way.' That's the word from our Cubs expert J.J. Lockwood, who is so confident in his team that he brushed aside Sunday's loss by playing a round of golf.

Those Who Served: Richard Hertel

Richard Hertel, who served in Vietnam, talks about his experiences at his home in Savoy, Saturday, July 16, 2016.